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October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 145

October 20, 2017 9:54 PM U17 World Cup: Inspired by Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, Mali aim to end Ghana's campaign

"Pogba et Lingard?", asked this reporter in his limited knowledge of the French language. "Merci", this reporter thanked the Mali U17 player who clarified that it was indeed the Manchester United duo that inspired the Les Aiglonnets dressing room to practice their celebration move from a snippet that emerged four days earlier on FIFA World Cup's official 91

October 20, 2017 3:42 AM Liberia’s controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on

On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar school, a bumpy hour’s drive from Liberia’s capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their maths lesson, seated at individual wooden desks. Children at schools like Cecelia Dunbar read and count at a level improved by 60 percent from a year ago — proof, according to the government and private education 91

October 19, 2017 7:45 PM NDC MPs kick against enforcement of NCA regulation passed under Haruna Iddrisu

There is fresh pressure from National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs against the implementation of a National Communications Authority (NCA) law passed under the former NDC government. The implementation of Section 13 of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775 and Electronic Communications Regulations, 2011, LI 1991 could see as much as 131 radio 31

October 19, 2017 5:54 PM ‘Mahama’s’ Hospital At Garu-Tempane Abandoned; Thieves Stealing Materials

One of the six district hospitals started by the John Mahama government to eliminate disparities in healthcare delivery in the country has been abandoned at the Garu Tempane in the Upper East Region. In August 2013 the then Health Minister Sherry Ayitey cut sod for construction work to begin on the hospitals under the 175 million-dollar turnkey project 60

October 19, 2017 2:59 PM Spain gears up to revoke Catalan autonomy in secession spat

Spain's government on Thursday set in motion plans to take away Catalonia's local powers after its defiant regional president refused to give up his demands for Catalan independence. The constitutional law that Spain plans to invoke has never been used in the four decades since democracy was restored after Gen. Francisco Franco's dictatorship 97

October 19, 2017 6:07 AM People with disabilities call for more social inclusion

The four groups that form the Ghana Federation of Disabilities Organisations have called for more inclusiveness as a measure of making their lives and living worthwhile. The group made up of the Blind, deaf, special needs and dumb were all not happy about the lack of rehabilitation centres across the Region in particular to give them integrated skills 26

October 19, 2017 3:52 AM Ghana to cut down on food imports as warehouse project starts

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the launch on Wednesday of his One-District One-Warehouse initiative at Ejura in the Ashanti Region marks the beginning of a drive to reduce huge food imports. The launch of the project was part of events to mark the 37th World Food Day by the United Nations under the theme, “Change the Future of Migration-Invest in Food Security 42

October 18, 2017 3:32 PM Cultivating News and Information to Better Your Life Since 1980

Pope Francis visited the headquarters of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome Oct. 16 to mark World Food Day, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue took part in the ceremony. The pope called for governments around the world to collaborate to make migration a safer and voluntary choice, arguing that assuring food security for all requires 75

October 18, 2017 2:53 PM Government to mobilise to close infrastructure gap

Accra. Oct. 18, GNA - Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Monday, said government would mobilise domestic and regional resources to close the infrastructure gap and other national needs in view of the dwindling overseas development aid to Ghana. He said sourcing international aid had become volatile because taxpayers of development partners had become 32